Mrs. Allison Byers
Mrs. Allie Byers was born on in Valdosta, GA and grew up mainly in the Midwest. She graduated from Martin Luther College with a Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education. After graduating, she taught Kindergarten and served as Early Childhood Director at St. John's in Watertown, WI. She now teaches 3 year old preschool and serves as Early Childhood Director here at St. Paul. She is blessed with her wonderful husband, Jeremy, and their son, Oliver. She enjoys repurposing old furniture, painting and spending time outdoors with her family.
Mrs. Donna Hackbarth
Mrs. Donna Hackbarth currently teaches 4K at St. Paul Lutheran School. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Education degree from Dr. Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN in 1990. She received an assignment to teach in Waupaca, WI. After her first year of teaching, she married her husband Todd. They were called to teach in Des Moines, Iowa. After her first child was born, she stopped teaching to take care of her family. In 2008, she was called to teach 3K and 4K at St. Paul. She feels very blessed to be able to share the love of Jesus with Jesus little lambs.
Donna and Todd live in Lake Mills, Wisconsin. They enjoy spending their free time with their 5 children and son-in-law kayaking on Rock Lake, hiking, and playing basketball.
Mrs. Kelly Tomhave
Mrs. Tomhave grew up in New Ulm, MN where her dad was a Professor at Martin Luther College. After Graduating from Martin Luther College with a degree in Elementary Education, she was assigned to be a Dorm Supervisor at Martin Luther Preparatory School in Prairie du Chien, WI. She taught a computer class, coached and lived in the girls' dormitory for two years. She taught first and second grade in Milwaukee, WI while her husband, Doug, attended Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary in Mequon, WI. Doug was assigned to start a new church in Verona, WI where they lived for 12 years and had their four children. They moved to Hampton, GA to restart a home mission. She became the director of Hope Lutheran's preschool and taught 3-4K for 5 years. She now teaches 3-4K here at St. Pauls since moving up to Lake Mills. She loves to travel with her family for fun!
Mrs. Dawn Neuberger
Mrs. Dawn Neuberger grew up in Lake Mills, WI. She attended UW Whitewater and graduated with a degree in elementary education. Her first teaching assignment was at Dodgeland Middle School in Reeseville, WI
where she taught grades 6-8 with an emphasis in mathematics and coached volleyball. After her first child was born, she stopped teaching full time to stay home and care for her family. In 2009 she was blessed to help start the child care program here at St. Paul. She enjoys sharing God’s word each day. Dawn is married to Dan and they have been blessed with three children, Allison, James and Julia.
Mrs. Penny Hall
Mrs. Jen Schultz
Mrs. Jennifer Schultz grew up in Brooklyn Park, MN. She attended the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN. Mrs. Schultz graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in criminal justice and psychology. After she graduated from college, she began employment with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Chicago, IL, Mrs. Schultz was a federal agent and conducted complex housing fraud investigations. In 2003, Mrs. Schultz married Pastor Don Schultz. After the birth of their first child, he accepted a divine call to serve at Lakeside Lutheran High School. For the last 13 years, Mrs. Schultz stayed at home to take care of their 3 children. She is excited to begin serving and sharing God's word with the children attending the St. Paul's preschool program.